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School of Humanities Research Seminar Series

Sessions will be held on Wednesdays at The Hive, 6.00-7.30pm, in Meeting Room 2, Level 2, unless otherwise indicated. Refreshments provided. All welcome. 16 October ‘Impeachment in a Medieval Context’, Chris Monaghan (Worcester). Charles Hastings 1003 30 October ‘Witches, Fairies and Doubtful Spirits’, Prof. Darren Oldridge (Worcester). The Hive, Meeting Room 2, Level 2 13 […]

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The Science & Practice of High Performance Middle Distance Running Symposium

Sunday 3 November 2019, 10am – 4pm A one day symposium at the University of Worcester for coaches and athletes interested in middle-distance running. The event is designed to share the latest research findings relating to training, preparation for and competition in the middle-distance running events, and to explore the practical applications of this work. […]

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Nursing Literature Reviews: A Reflection – by Martin Lipscomb

Link: https://www.routledge.com/Nursing-Literature-Reviews-A-Reflection/Lipscomb/p/book/9780415792714 Literature reviews are undertaken by students, researchers, clinicians and educationalists – that is, almost all nurses. Despite much excellent work, exploring the assumptions and practices that constitute searching for and reviewing literature has merit, and prompting those who undertake these activities to think critically about what it is that they are doing should […]

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Religion and Society lecture

Walking, Wounds and Washing Feet – a theological response to migration from ground level. Lecturer: Rev’d Dr Susanna Snyder, Ripon College, Cuddesdon All welcome. No tickets required Wednesday 11 September, 7.30pm, The Guesten, 15 College Green Event flyer

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Research Seminar – 24 July 2019 – A Literature Review: Mezirow’s Transformational Learning Theory in Adult Nursing Education

As part of the Research Seminar Series 2018-2019 our final seminar for this academic year will be presented by Sherri Ogston-Tuck, who is a Senior Lecturer (Nursing) in the Three Counties School of Nursing & Midwifery. The seminar will take place on Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 1.00pm-2.00pm in PNG009. Sherri will be presenting a seminar […]

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Research Seminar Series – 10 July 2019 – Amy Perry & Krista Easton

As part of the Research Seminar Series 2018-2019 our next seminar will be presented by Amy Perry and Krista Easton who are both PhD Students with the Mood Disorders Research Group in the School of Allied Health & Community. The seminar will take place on Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 1.00pm-2.00pm in PNG009. Amy will be presenting a seminar […]

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REF 2021 Code of Practice and Processes

As part of the preparations for REF 2021, the University has developed a Code of Practice setting out its processes for identifying staff for submission to REF 2021 in line with the requirements set out by the UK funding councils. The Code and further details on its development can be found on our REF 2021 […]

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REF 2021 and Staff Circumstances

As part of our preparations for REF 2021, we have put in place safe and supportive structures for staff to declare information about any equality-related circumstances that may have affected their ability to research productively during the REF assessment period. As part of these structures we are now inviting staff to highlight any equality-related individual […]

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REF 2021 Code of Practice and Processes

As part of the preparations for REF 2021, the University has developed a Code of Practice setting out its processes for identifying staff for submission to REF 2021 in line with the requirements set out by the UK funding councils. The Code and further details on its development can be found on our REF 2021 […]

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REF 2021 and Staff Circumstances

As part of our preparations for REF 2021, we have put in place safe and supportive structures for staff to declare information about any equality-related circumstances that may have affected their ability to research productively during the REF assessment period. As part of these structures we are now inviting staff to highlight any equality-related individual […]

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REF 2021 Code of Practice and Processes

As part of the preparations for REF 2021, the University has developed a Code of Practice setting out its processes for identifying staff for submission to REF 2021 in line with the requirements set out by the UK funding councils. The Code and further details on its development can be found on our REF 2021 […]

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REF 2021 and Staff Circumstances

As part of our preparations for REF 2021, we have put in place safe and supportive structures for staff to declare information about any equality-related circumstances that may have affected their ability to research productively during the REF assessment period. As part of these structures we are now inviting staff to highlight any equality-related individual […]

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Academic Research Staff Notices The Hive

Voting is now open for the Images of Research Competition 2019!

The 2019 Images of Research exhibition is now open at The Hive! Visit The Hive and vote for your favourite images in the Public Choice category. Look for the box, located in the Atrium. Before you vote, think – Is the image visually appealing? Does it inspire you to find out more about the research? Can’t […]

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Images of Research Awards Evening

Our Images of Research exhibition will soon be displayed at The Hive for its fourth year. The exhibition will run from 15-27 June in the atrium at The Hive. During this time there will be the opportunity to view the exhibition and vote for your favourite images of research either in person at the Hive, […]

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Research Inspired Teaching with Dr Alison Jeffers

Thursday 20 June 13:00 – 14:30 HB G006 Dr Alison Jeffers will speak about her own wide ranging research work and the session will then become open for colleagues to discuss opportunities for their research inspired teaching. Alison Jeffers is a Senior Lecturer in Applied Theatre and Contemporary Performance at the University of Manchester. Her […]

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Research Inspired Teaching with Dr Alison Jeffers

Thursday 20 June 13:00 – 14:30 HB G006 Dr Alison Jeffers will speak about her own wide ranging research work and the session will then become open for colleagues to discuss opportunities for their research inspired teaching. Alison Jeffers is a Senior Lecturer in Applied Theatre and Contemporary Performance at the University of Manchester. Her […]

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Religion and Society Research Group Lectures

Religion and Society Research Group (in collaboration with Worcester Cathedral) Lectures, 2019 The Religion and Society Research Group was established in 2019 by Profs Stephen Parker (Education) and Darren Oldridge (History) in collaboration with The Rev’d Canon Dr Georgina Byrne (Worcester Cathedral) They began in Lent and they continue into the Autumn. A conference is planned […]

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Worcestershire Medico-Legal Society Lecture – 21 May

We are delighted to invite you to the next lecture in the Worcestershire Medico-Legal Society series: ‘Stop asking what’s wrong with you and ask what’s happened to you?’ – Another way of thinking about chronic homelessness Mr Jonathan Sutton, CEO, St Paul’s Hostel, Worcester Tuesday 21 May 2019 at 7:30pm The Courtroom, School of Law, […]

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Research Inspired Teaching with Dr Alison Jeffers

Thursday 20 June 13:00 – 14:30 HB G006 Dr Alison Jeffers will speak about her own wide ranging research work and the session will then become open for colleagues to discuss opportunities for their research inspired teaching. Alison Jeffers is a Senior Lecturer in Applied Theatre and Contemporary Performance at the University of Manchester. Her […]

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Management Practices in Developing Countries: The Case of Wasta Networks in the Arab Middle East

Read the latest blog post from the International Studies Research Group: https://isrgworcester.home.blog/, by Dr Sa’ad Ali.  

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Final few participants required for exercise research study!

Final chance to be a part of the home-based exercise research study! Do you want to become more active but struggle to find the time to do so? If you would like to try a research-informed exercise programme that is time-efficient and can be based in your own home, please read on! We are investigating […]

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Invitation to the Annual Judy Dale Lecture, Thursday 9 May, 5.30pm

Dear Friends and Colleagues The Annual Judy Dale Lecture: Paediatric Palliative Medicine Growing Up – What Next? By Mark Hunter, Consultant Paediatrician at Acorns Children’s Hospices Thursday 9 May, 5.15 for 5.30pm start, University of Worcester Riverside Building, Hylton Road, Worcester, WR2 5JN It gives us great pleasure to invite you and your guest to […]

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Final few participants required for exercise research study!

Final chance to be a part of the home-based exercise research study! Do you want to become more active but struggle to find the time to do so? If you would like to try a research-informed exercise programme that is time-efficient and can be based in your own home, please read on! We are investigating […]

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Invitation to the Annual Judy Dale Lecture, Thursday 9 May, 5.30pm

Dear Friends and Colleagues The Annual Judy Dale Lecture: Paediatric Palliative Medicine Growing Up – What Next? By Mark Hunter, Consultant Paediatrician at Acorns Children’s Hospices Thursday 9 May, 5.15 for 5.30pm start, University of Worcester Riverside Building, Hylton Road, Worcester, WR2 5JN It gives us great pleasure to invite you and your guest to […]

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REF 2021 Code of Practice – draft Code for consultation

Dear All, HEIs submitting to REF 2021 are required to produce a Code of Practice that sets out the University’s approach to identifying staff and selecting outputs for submission to REF 2021. This approach must be fundamentally fair and meet the principles of being transparent, consistent, accountable and inclusive, as well as meeting the technical […]

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Academic Research Staff Notices The Hive

Research Seminar: Transnational mobility, social mobility and subjectivity

School of Humanities Research Seminar Series 2019 Semester 2 Sessions will be held at The Hive between 6:00-7:30pm. Refreshments will be provided. All welcome. Wednesday 1st May: ‘Transnational mobility, social mobility and subjectivity’, Dr Radu Cinpoes (Kingston University, London) Glass Room, Level 0.

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Research Seminar: ‘Nightmares about fossils’: Spectral Children in Hilary Mantel’s A Change of Climate 

School of Humanities Research Seminar Series 2019 Semester 2 Sessions will be held at The Hive between 6:00-7:30pm. Refreshments will be provided. All welcome. Wednesday 10th April: ‘Nightmares about fossils’: Spectral Children in Hilary Mantel’s A Change of Climate Dr Lucy Arnold (Worcester) Dr Rose Miller (Worcester) Glass Room, Level 0.

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Staff Briefings on the Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF 2021)

Dear Colleagues Research England published the final guidance documents on the Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF 2021) in January 2019. These staff briefings will provide an overview of the finalised assessment framework and what this will mean for academic staff. The briefing will also present the details of the University’s REF 2021 Code of Practice. […]

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Public Talk by Top Archaeologist

Residents can hear about an excavation of one of the earliest Neolithic houses in Britain at a public talk organised by the University of Worcester. Archaeology expert, Dr Steve Sherlock, will be giving a talk entitled Excavations at Street House, North East Yorkshire: From the County’s Earliest Neolithic Settlement to an Anglo-Saxon Princess in One […]

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Research Seminar: ‘Nightmares about fossils’: Spectral Children in Hilary Mantel’s A Change of Climate 

School of Humanities Research Seminar Series 2019 Semester 2 Sessions will be held at The Hive between 6:00-7:30pm. Refreshments will be provided. All welcome. Wednesday 10th April: ‘Nightmares about fossils’: Spectral Children in Hilary Mantel’s A Change of Climate Dr Lucy Arnold (Worcester) Dr Rose Miller (Worcester) Glass Room, Level 0.

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Call for research participants: Personality and Emotions study

This project is exploring how personality (i.e., how you typically think, feel, behave) can affect perception of emotional expressions. We are looking for adults aged 18+ to take part in the study which involves completing: An online questionnaire (max 30 mins) A 10 min emotion recognition task on campus (10 mins) To learn more, and/or […]

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Academic Research School of Science and the Environment Staff Notices

School of Science and the Environment Research Seminar Series

Thursday April 11th 1.15  EE2021 Glorified Poohsticks: Drones for river flow measurements Sophie Pearce (Research Student)

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Research Seminar – Using patient-reported outcomes (PROs) to improve the quality of healthcare

As part of the Research Seminar Series 2018-2019 our next seminar will be presented by Dr Derek Kyte. Derek is a Lecturer in Health Research Methods at the University of Birmingham and NIHR Fellow. His primary research interests surround health outcomes, including the best-practice use of patient-reported outcomes in clinical trials and ePROM use in […]

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School of Science and the Environment Research Seminar Series

Thursday March 28th 1.15  EE2021 Initiating a toxic discussion: the case of conservation agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa Albert Mvula (Research Student) Tuesday April 2nd 1.15  EEG164 Excavations at Street House, North East Yorkshire: From the County’s Earliest Neolithic Settlement to an Anglo-Saxon Princess in one Field Dr. Steve Sherlock (Lead Archaeologist, A14 project, Highways England) Thursday April […]

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Research Seminar Series 2018-2019 – Gemma McCullough & Joanne Johnson

As part of the Research Seminar Series 2018-2019 our next seminar will be a joint presentation by PhD Students, Gemma McCullough and Joanne Johnson. The seminar will take place on Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 1.00pm-2.00pm in HB1001. Gemma will be presenting a seminar titled ‘A qualitative exploration of physical activity, sedentary behaviour and mood, in people […]